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Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine neutralizes Brazil variant in lab study

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE was able to neutralize a new variant of the coronavirus spreading rapidly in Brazil, according to a laboratory study published in the New England Journal of Medicine

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Disney employee, 33, says she got Covid vaccine – as hospital admits giving doses to non-healthcare workers

A Disney employee in California bragged that she got a shot of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine early due to her husband’s aunt being a “big deal” at the Redlands Community Hospital outside Los Angeles. The woman got the vaccine

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BioNTech’s CEO said there’s a ‘relatively high’ possibility the vaccine they made with Pfizer will protect against the UK’s new coronavirus variant

BioNTech CEO Ugur Sahin, whose company is Pfizer’s vaccine partner in Europe, told reporters on Tuesday that the “likelihood” their shot would work with regards to the UK variant was “relatively high,” the Associated Press reported. Sahin noted that “we

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gets Covid vaccine live on Instagram

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez received the Pfizer-BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine on Friday, sharing the process live with her 8.2 million followers on Instagram. “The Covid vaccine became available to members of Congress last night and we are urged to take it as

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Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro bizarrely suggests COVID-19 vaccines could turn people into crocodiles or bearded ladies

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro criticized the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine on Thursday. He suggested that the vaccine could result in strange side-effects, such as women growing beards and people turning into crocodiles, according to AFP. Bolsonaro has revealed that he does not

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Alaska Health Worker Had a Serious Allergic Reaction After Pfizer’s Vaccine

WASHINGTON — A health care worker in Alaska had a serious allergic reaction after getting Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine Tuesday, symptoms that emerged within minutes and required an overnight hospital stay.The middle-aged worker had no history of allergies but had an

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The co-founder of BioNTech designed the coronavirus vaccine it made with Pfizer in just a few hours over a single day

The FDA granted emergency authorization to Pfizer and BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine on Friday evening. The vaccine, which was found to be 95% effective in trials, was designed by BioNTech co-founder Ugur Sahin in one day: January 25. In fact, according

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